I am opposed to eliminating the Playland “Spectator Fee” because I think it is fiscally irresponsible to eliminate $377,000 in expected revenues in the middle of a difficult budget year. This issue should have been debated and decided during our budget deliberations last December, and I am willing to discuss it this December. Doing it now, in the middle of Playland’s season, just looks political. This past Monday, County Executive Astorino vetoed the legislation. I believe the veto message makes sense, and here it is for your review:
Vice Chair Jim Maisano
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